Trump says China trade talks go ‘really well’. Officials ask: ‘What talks?’

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Trump announced that the European Union will be buying "a lot more" soybeans from the USA, and that Brussels and Washington will work to eliminate tariffs, barriers and subsidies on "non-auto industrial goods".

Trump will take his competitive approach on trade into a meeting Wednesday with European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, who will come armed with proposals meant to appease the mad man behind the wheel.

President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve USA tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have roiled European markets. My favorite word: "reciprocal", Trump said. No weakness!' Trump wrote in the first of a pair of tweets Wednesday morning. Remember, we are the "piggy bank" that's being robbed.

Trump is facing calls from his own party to back down on the tariffs, particularly after the administration announced Tuesday that it will grant up to $12 billion in aid to farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs.

"Countries that have treated us unfairly on trade for years are all coming to Washington to negotiate", he said in a pre-dawn tweet. "We're starting the negotiation right now, but we know very much where it's going", Trump said after talks with European counterparts.

The US and European Commission Presidents discussed the implementation of 20 percent tariffs on EU steel and aluminium introduced last month as well as Mr Trump's threats to expand those measures to European cars. "Are they truly going to get us a solution that will make things better?" In addition, the government will work to open new markets.

Administration officials said the aid will ease the pain farmers have felt as America's trading partners slapped tariffs on agricultural exports in response to the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Trump urged farmers to be patient with his confrontational trade policies against China, the European Union and others.

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Some key farm-state lawmakers, such as Sen.

Flags for U.S. President Donald Trump's 'Keep America Great!' 2020 re-election campaign are seen at Jiahao flag factory in Fuyang, Anhui province, China July 24, 2018. Though the Republican said they would happily welcome the political benefits that will come from the farm aid plan, they anxious the damage may already be done with growers whose farm prices and commodity prices have shrunk in recent months.

Canada, Mexico and China - the main target of Trump's trade offensive - have also hit back with steep duties on U.S. goods, and have filed complaints against Washington at the World Trade Organization.

Some Republicans in farm states quickly dismissed the plan, declaring that farmers want markets for their crops, not payoffs for lost sales and lower prices.

Rules for the programs have not been fully developed, and an exact date for rollout has not been determined, though Ibach said officials are targeting Labor Day.

It will rely on the Department of Agriculture's authority to stabilize the farm economy by buying excess supply.

"Our farmers have been in nonstop, saying they want trade, not aid, and now they're being put on welfare", Sen. He's felt the impact of the trade wars directly as milk prices plummeted again this year following a long downward slide.

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